Gannett introduces digital-centric job titles for its staff journalists

Will Newsquest adopt the same editorial titles (with different pay rates)?Gannett, the largest US newspaper publisher, has created new job titles for editorial staff along with revised descriptions of their duties, as Jim Romenesko reveals.He cites a series of job titles now on offer at one of Gannett's daily titles in Florida, the Pensacola News Journal, which were leaked to him by a tipster who said the changes are to be standardised across all of the company's papers. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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This new nonprofit trains people for digital media jobs after leaving prison

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News Corp tears down Murdoch’s ‘silos’ – and then harvests journalists’ jobs | Weekly Beast

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News Corp to cut hundreds of jobs in move towards digital-only publishing

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Gannett: ‘Frontline’ reporting jobs will be last to get cut

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